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Are you looking for temporary storage,  the Self Storage FAQ’s article will hopefully provide some useful information.

What is self storage?

Self storage is used to describe ‘self-service storage’. At The Storage Hub we have secure unit spaces of 25ft2, 50ft2 75ft2 , 100ft2 , 150ft2 , 200ft2 , 300ft2  These are available for domestic and commercial use that you can rent on a short or long-term basis to securely store your possessions in.

How does self storage with The Storage Hub work?

We always aim to make the storage process as quick, simple and flexible as possible for both personal and business customers.

The key stages to storing with us are:

  • Step 1 – Find out what size unit you need – you can get a feel for what size unit you will need by working out what size vehicle will be used
  • Step 2 – Visit The Storage Hub and review the facilities and confirm that the storage unit will be suitable
  • Step 3 – Book the storage unit whilst you are onsite or book online
  • Step 4 – On moving in day, arrive at the store with your ID. Complete your check-in paperwork (or fill it in it online in advance) and sign your Storage Licence Agreement, then move in your items.
  • Step 5 – Use The Storage Hub secure storage for as long as you need on a monthly rolling basis.
  • Step 6 – When you’re ready to move out, simply give us the agreed amount of notice, before leaving your unit clean and empty.

How do I pay for self storage

The Storage Hub accept most major credit and debit cards apart from American Express or Diners Club. Unfortunately, we can’t accept cash payments for any of our services.

Please take a look at our Costs & Payments section below for more information.

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What are the Storage Hub Opening Hours

When you are renting a storage unit you will have an electronic key fob allowing you to access your rental unit

  • Monday: 7am – 7pm
  • Tuesday: 7am – 7pm
  • Wednesday: 7am – 7pm
  • Thursday: 7am – 7pm
  • Friday: 7am – 7pm
  • Saturday: 7am – 7pm
  • Sunday: 7am – 7pm

If you are looking at renting a self storage unit then to book a viewing appointment

  • Monday to Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm

Are the self storage units temperature controlled?

All the storage units at the Storage Hub are indoor and are clean, dry, ventilated and condensation free. This is a massive advantage over outside “container” storage units, where without care items can become damp and get affected by mildew

As a vatable business can I claim the VAT back?

If you are a VAT registered company, you can claim VAT back. Please contact HMRC for further information.

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Self Storage FAQ’s – Unit Size

What unit size will I need?

This is dependent on the amount and type of items you’d like to store. We offer storage units from 25ft2 to 300ft2. Check out out storage unit size page for some indicative sizing information or contact and visit the Storage hub where our fully trained team members will be able to help you choose the right unit size for you. Importantly not all the units at The Storage Hub are exactly the same height / format. The price of each unit depends on its square footage.

What height are the storage units?

The average height is 8ft, although we have units that are higher. Importantly not all the units at The Storage Hub are exactly the same height / format so  please contact The Storage Hub for more information.

For more information on self storage click here

If you are a business looking for flexi offices or meeting rooms click here

Other self storage questions

How often can I access my self storage unit – not a politicians answer but this depends on the self storage facility. At the storage Hub Huntingdon you can access your unit 365 days a year within the allotted times. Some other self storage sites may be shut at weekends or after 5.00pm

What are the different types of self storage

As there are so many different requirements for self storage there are a a variety of different storage options available to accommodate these needs.

The most common are Internal Self Storage Units . These are individual storage units with four steel walls, a steel access door and a ceiling, housed within purpose built industrial / commercial unit or essentially a big warehouse.  So the beauty of these units is that they are internal, protected from the elements, well ventilated and don’t tend to have damp issues. Additionally because they are units within a building there is an further level of security provided.

External Self storage units – think of these as a single or double garage. They provide you with the opportunity to store a car or equivalent volume of contents within the unit. The advantage of these units is that as long as you can get on site you can access whenever you want. The biggest disadvantage is that as they are external they are more prone to the elements ( just like having a detached garage )

Containers – These can vary significantly in quality and location. When you see a HGV transporting a container this is what you hiring. Some container self storage sites are very professional with containers in great condition located on tarmac or concrete surface. Others have lower quality, leaky units located in a field with limited external security.

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